Teen jailed for Kent County stabbing & stolen Jeep


Kent County, Michigan — A teenager was arrested Sunday morning after a man was stabbed and his vehicle was stolen in Tyrone Township.

At 9 a.m. Sunday, the Kent County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a stabbing at 14101 Sparta Avenue NW. Upon arriving at the scene, deputies learned that Tyrone, a 30-year-old man from his township, had been stabbed in his abdomen at a nearby address.

They found the suspect, a 19-year-old Tyrone Township man, had stolen a red jeep near the scene.

At 9:30 am on Sunday on North Division Avenue near Sorong Road, agents responded after three people were holding a man erratically near a red jeep. Deputies said he took the 19-year-old suspect into custody.

A representative said the victim and suspect knew each other and drugs appeared to be a factor in the incident.

The victim was taken to an area hospital and was listed as in stable condition late Sunday.

The incident is under investigation by the Kent County Sheriff’s Office. Anyone with information is asked to contact a representative anonymously by calling (616) 632-6125 or by calling Silent Observer at (616) 774-2345.




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